Houston's Best Free Concerts In July

A Fistful of Soul returns to the Big Top Lounge Friday, July 17.EXPAND
A Fistful of Soul returns to the Big Top Lounge Friday, July 17.

*Events in italics are free to $5+ due to possible age restrictions.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1
Brian Kalinec: Dosey Doe Music Cafe
Libby Koch: Redneck Country Club
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80: Miller Outdoor Theatre

THURSDAY, JULY 2
The Wheel Workers: The Nightingale Room
Inaugural Latin Jazz Jam: Miller Outdoor Theatre

FRIDAY, JULY 3
Los Desperadoz: Stafford Centre
The Mitch Jacobs Band: Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou
Nick Difonzo, Shane Lauder: Big Star Bar
Picture Book: Continental Club
*Sonny Boy Terry: Shakespeare Pub

Upcoming Events

SATURDAY, JULY 4
Kitty Kitty Bang Bang: Prohibition Supper Club & Bar
The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra: Stafford Centre
*Vince Converse & the New Shoes Band: Shakespeare Pub

SUNDAY, JULY 5
A Sure Thing: Concert Pub (Galleria)
Tydings, Part One Tribe, Sullivan’s Vessel: Scout Bar

MONDAY, JULY 6
Joe Burlison’s Uptown Jazz Ensemble: Dosey Doe Music Cafe

Tuesday, July 7
Bob Jenchen: Fedora Lounge
Cushions & Cocktails: Libra Lounge

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8
Jordan Donald: Under the Volcano
Market Junction: Redneck Country Club

THURSDAY, JULY 9
Central Station: The Flat

FRIDAY, JULY 10
Jeff Maximum Band: Continental Club
Snit’s Dog & Pony Show: Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou
*The Shadow Vultures, The New Offenders, Fox Parlor: Fitzgerald’s
* Larry Tillery & the Vagabond Dreamers: Shakespeare Pub

SATURDAY, JULY 11
Holland K. Smith: Shakespeare Pub
SCEF: Bohemeo’s

SUNDAY, JULY 12
Country Showdown Local Competition: Firehouse Saloon
Steve Gilbert Band: House of Blues Crossroads Stage

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15
David Grace: Redneck Country Club

THURSDAY, JULY 16
*Buenos Diaz: Big Top Lounge

FRIDAY, JULY 17
A Fistful of Soul: Big Top Lounge
Tomar Williams & the FCs: Big Top Lounge
The Romeo Dogs: Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou
Von Hindenburg: Continental Club
*George West, Rez, Birdmagic, Flcon Fcker: Fitzgerald’s

SATURDAY, JULY 18
*Purple Raven, Free Beer (band), Hydroponic: Acadia Bar & Grill
*Scott McGill Band: Shakespeare Pub

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22
NOLA Hustlers Brass Band: Under the Volcano

FRIDAY, JULY 24
Shal & Folk: Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou

SATURDAY, JULY 25
*Castles of Colossus, Aegis, Carrion Sun, Chaotic Justice, Epic Death: Acadia Bar & Grill

SUNDAY, JULY 26
The Atomic Nightingales: Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou
CES (Celestial Centerfold), Smoking Aces, Para Bellum: Acadia Bar & Grill

THURSDAY, JULY 30
Black Kite, JAWWAAD, Black Fetish: The Nightingale Room

FRIDAY, JULY 31
*Allen Oldies Band: Continental Club

EVERY SUNDAY
Houston Songwriter Series: Dean’s Downtown
Sparetime Murray & the Honeymakers Blues Jam: Shakespeare Pub
Square Wave Sundays: The Flat
Sunday Acoustic Jams: Last Concert Cafe
Thomas Helton’s Sunday Sessions: The Flat
Woody Witt Jazz Trio: Bohemeo’s

EVERY MONDAY
Bob Henschen & Friends: Bohemeo’s
Free Radicals, They Who Sound: AvantGarden
Glover Gill: Continental Club
Jimmy Lee Deen: Last Concert Cafe
John Egan: The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club
Milonga: Continental Club
Mixtures, DJ Docta: The Flat
Monday Night Jam: Emmit’s Place
Open Mike: Cafe Luxor Hookah Bar & Grill
Open Mike: Last Concert Cafe
Open Mike: McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

EVERY TUESDAY
Beer N Beats: House of Blues
Big Ass Blues Jam: The Hideaway on Dunvale
The Big Easy Trio: The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club
Chris J. Hardy & Open Mike: Union Tavern
Horace Gringsby Duo, Bob Henchen: Fedora Lounge
Jazz Jam with No No Disco, The Art Fristoe Trio: The Flat
Muttonfist: Kay’s Lounge
Rick Lee & The Night Owls: The Hideaway on Dunvale
Singer Songwriter Open Mike: AvantGarden
Turnstyled, Junkpiled, and Railroaded Tuesdays: Last Concert Cafe

EVERY WEDNESDAY
Beatles Open Mike: Bohemeo’s
Big & Easy Blues Jam: The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club
Flash Gordon Parks: Alley Kat Bar & Lounge
Honky Tonk Hump Night: Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou
Irish Session: McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
John McVey & The Stumble: Shakespeare Pub
Open Mike: Acadia Bar & Grill
Open Mike: Firehouse Saloon
Open MIke Night Hosted by The Red Bastard: BFE Rock Club
Peter & James: Big Top Lounge
Paul Ramirez Band: Continental Club
Reggae Wednesday: The Flat
Stevie Menijivar vs Open-Mike Poetry: Notsuoh
*New Light New Music Wednesdays: Numbers
*Western Swing Wednesday: Rudyard’s

EVERY THURSDAY
Beetle (Beatles Tribute): Continental Club
Drink of Ages Radio Show: Firehouse Saloon
DJ Rollie: The Flat
Keith Karnaky & Friends: Bohemeo’s
Nick Gaitan & The Umbrella Man: Big Top Lounge
Nick Greer: The Corkscrew
The Zentenos: Sambuca
*The Hightailers: Last Concert Cafe

EVERY FRIDAY
DJ Sun & Friends: The Flat
Flight 1701, DJ Rolle: The Flat
Friday’s Upside-down House Pary: AvantGarden
Jimmy Lee Deen: Last Concert Cafe
Nick Greer: The Corkscrew
Nu Lounge: Alley Kat Bar & Lounge
The Mighty Orq: Shakespeare Pub

EVERY SATURDAY
DJ Tempty: MKT Bar
Jimmy Lee Deen: Last Concert Cafe
Wasi Townsend: Cafe Luxor Hookah Bar & Grill

VENUE WEB SITES
Acadia Bar & Grill
Alley Kat Bar & Lounge
AvantGarden
The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club
Big Star Bar
Big Top Lounge
BFE Rock Club
Bohemeo's
Continental Club
Cafe Luxor Hookah Bar & Grill
The Corkscrew
Dosey Doe Music Cafe
Emmit's Place
Fedora Lounge
Firehouse Saloon
Fitzgerald's
The Flat
The Hideaway on Dunvale
House of Blues
Kay's Lounge
Last Concert Cafe
Libra Lounge
McGonigel's Mucky Duck
Miller Outdoor Theatre
MKT Bar
The Nightingale Room
Notsuoh
Numbers
Prohibition Supper Club & Bar
Redneck Country Club
RE:Hab Bar on the Bayou
Rudyard's
Sambuca
Scout Bar
Shakespeare Pub
Stafford Centre
Under the Volcano
Union Tavern


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